RD contingent brings laurels to state


NCC-3JAMMU -The J&K contingent comprising of 102 NCC cadets returned back from New Delhi on January 31, 2014 after having participated in various events and competition in the run up to the Republic Day parade culminating in the Prime Minister’s Rally.
The cadets selected from three regions of the state were put through an training schedule from November 15 to December 28, 2013 at NCC Camping Ground, Nagrota under the supervision of a selected team of officers, associated NCC officers and other staff to include well trained and dedicated drill instructors from HQ 16 Corps.
The contingent brought laurels to the J&K state by their superlative performances and bagged the trophy for the ‘most improved NCC Directorate’ and was also adjudged first in ‘line area competition’. Further, 11 boys and 09 girls cadets were selected for the NCC contingent at Rajpath during Republic Day parade on 26 January 2014. SUO Tsering Angmo from Ladakh region was adjudged overall ‘best guard commander of senior wing’. The only Naval Unit of J&K was adjudged ‘second best in Ship Modeling Competition’. In addition, out of 12 cadets selected for the ‘guard of honour’ six were from J&K. the ballet based on the song’ Aye Mere Watan Ke Logon’ was presented to all dignitaries including Raksha Mantri, Raksha Rajya Mantri and three service chiefs, which touched the hearts of everyone and was applauded by all.
The contingent was felicitated for their achievements in a function held at NCC camping ground, Nagrota on February 3, 2014. Maj Gen Neeraj Verma, Additional Director General, NCC J&K complimented the cadets, officers, associated NCC officers and the staff for their outstanding performance which was possible only due to their hard work and dedication.